'Kekewich1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kekewich of Katchfrench (Ketchfrench) , Kekewich of Hall, Kekewich of Islington, Kekewich of Lenley, Kekewich of Peamore, Kekewich of Trehawke

Sir Piers Kekewich
Vivian reports that Pierce "came out of Lincolnshire into Shropshire" but BLG1952 reports that he was "of Lancs, settled in Salop". Vivian identifies his wife as Elizabeth, relict of Jenin Palmer. BLG1952 identifies her as ...
m. Elizabeth Le Forcer (dau/coheir of Thomas Le Forcer)
1. John Kekewich of Lenley, Shropshire
  m. Agnes
  A. John Kekewich of Lenley
  m. _ Wennesbery (dau of John Wennesbery)
  i. George Kekewich of Katchfrench, Cornwall
  m. Joan Talkerne (dau/heir of Edward Talkerne of Katchfrench son of John son/heir of John of Katchfrench)
  a. John Kekewich of Katchfrench & Margetting (Essex) (d 31.10.1539, probably not 1541)
BLG1952 & Vivian both report only John's marriage to Thomasin. Thanks to a contributor (CV, 23.05.13) for drawing our attention to 'The Genealogist' (vol 6, 1882, p10) which reports that he had previously married ...
  m1. Alice Inne (dsp, dau of William Inne son of Sir John)
  m2. Thomasin Bradfield (dau/heir of Thomas Bradfield of Chenvills)
  (1) George Kekewich of Katchfrench (Ketchfrench), Sheriff of Cornwall (b c1527/17.11.1530, d 26.06.1581-2)
  m. Katherine Courtney (dau of Edward Courtney of Lanreath/Lanrack/Landrake)
  (A) George Kekewich of Katchfrench (Ketchfrench), Sheriff of Cornwall (bpt 14.08.1556, d 22.12.1611)
  m1. Blanch Godolphin (bur 11.12.1597, dau of Sir Francis Godolphin of Godolphin)
m2. (c1601, sp?) Julian Niell (d before 11.01.1625/6, dau/coheir of William Niell, widow of George Grenville)
  (B) John Kekewich of Polmarkin (b c1558, bur 23.07.1622)
  m1. (25.09.1598) Radigan Bligh (dau of William Bligh of Botathon)
  m2. Mary Battishill (d 1622)
  (C) Edward Kekewich of Trehawke (bpt 15.08.1561, d 18.12.1621, 4th son)
  m. (22.11.1603) Jane Coode (dau of John Coode of Morval)
  (i) Peter Kekewich of Trehawke, Sheriff of Cornwall (b 1605, bur 29.10.1680, 2nd son)
  m. (22.02.1635-6) Joane Trevill (bur 08.07.1673, dau of Stephen Trevill of Ethy)
  (a) Edward Kekewich 'of Minhineot' (b 1636, bur 27.03.1674)
  m. (c10.1664) Frances Vane (dau of Sir Henry Vane of Fairlawn)
((1)) Frances Kekewich (bpt 03.10.1666, bur 1667)
  (b) Peter Kekewich of London (bpt 12.09.1647, a 1709, 6th son)
  m1. Anna Hutchinson (bur 07.08.1678, dau of Richard Hutchinson of London)
  ((1)) Peter Kekewich of Hall (bur 1728)
  m. (20.04.1713) Ruth Williams (bur 1726, dau of William Williams of Bodinick)
  ((A)) Peter Kekewich of Hall (b 26.11.1714, dsp before 26.03.1751)
  m. (10.12.1741) Rebecca Williams (a 1749)
((B)) Anne Kekewich (b 22.02.1715, d 30.10.1716)
  m2. Lucy Harington (dsp before 31.10.1710, dau of Sir James Harington, Bart of Ridlington)
  (c) Samuel Kekewich of Hackney and Spain (bpt 31.03.1657, d 01.1700, youngest son)
  m1. Fredeswed Croftes of London (d 29.08.1693)
  ((1))+ issue - John (b 1686, d before 16.11.1711), Samuel (b 1693, a 1701), Fredeswed (b 1688, d 1723)
  m2. (02.08.1694) Mary Pendarves (dau of Stephen Pendarves of Padstow)
  ((4)) Pendarves Kekewich of Islington (bpt 05.02.1697-8, bur 30.09.1775)
  m. (30.12.1733) Mary Hill (bur 19.02.1772)
  ((A)) William Kekewich of Islington and Bowden House, Devon (b c1736)
m. (13.10.1764) Susanna Johnstone (dau of Michael Johnstone)
  ((i)) Samuel Kekewich of Peamore, Sheriff of Devon (d 26.08.1822)
  m. Salome Sweet (d 29.03.1844, dau of George Sweet of Tiverton)
  ((a)) Samuel Trehawke Kekewich of Peamore, Sheriff of Devon (b 31.10.1796, d 01.06.1873, MP) had issue
  m1. (03.04.1820) Agatha Maria Sophia Langston (d 24.09.1836, dau of John Langston of Sarsden)
  m2. (09.06.1840) Louisa Buck (dau of Lewis William Buck of Moreton)
  ((b)) Salome Kekewich (d 22.01.1862)
  m. (11.11.1819) Sir Thomas William Blomefield, 2nd Bart (d 30.06.1858)
  ((i)) Robert Kekewich of Lincoln's Inn (younger son)
  m. (1793) _ Higgins of Islington
  ((iii))+ other issue - Charles (perpetual curate of Linton & Countisbury), George (a 1809, Advocate General in Cape of Good Hope), Lewis (b 1771-2, d 30.06.1802), Nathaniel (bur 20.10.1777), Edmund (b 1780-1, d 25.02.1807), 4 other sons, 2 daughters
  ((B)) Ada Kekewich
  m. Lewis de Rovera
  ((C)) Elizabeth Kekewich
  m. (1768) William Willermin or Willerman
  ((5))+ other issue - Peter (b 02.07.1695, bur 06.03.1696), Mary (b 21.11.1696), Elizabeth (bpt 21.05.1699)
  (d) Jane Kekewich (bpt 08.03.1644, a 1694)
  m1. _ Putt
  m2. William Silly of Trevelver
(e) Elizabeth Kekewich (a 1709)
  m. _ Carstairs
  (f)+ other issue - Peter (d infant), Peter (d infant), Peter (bpt 21.03.1640-1, bur 04.11./07.06.1642), Stephen (bpt 29.05.1642, bur 02.06.1655), Philip (bpt 18.12.1651, a 1670, dsp), Anne (bpt 15.05.1652), Elizabeth (bpt 26.05.1646, bur 11.11.1646)
  (ii) Jane Kekewich (bpt 06.09.1607)
  m. (23.10.1632) James Knapman of Drewsteignton
  (iii) Elizabeth Kekewich (bpt 02.02.1611)
  m. (10.10.1629) Roger Porter
(iv)+ other issue - Edward (b c1605, dsp bur 27.03.1674), William (bpt 07.01.1609-10, bur 10.03.1619), Thomas (bpt 12.02.1614, bur 10.03.1619), Philip (bpt 22.03.1617, a 1620), 4 daughters
  (D) Anne Kekewich
  m. Oliver Clobery of Bradston
  (E) Mary Kekevich
  m. John Crewse
  (F)+ other issue - Peter (b c1560, bur 26.02.1634-5), Francis (b c1569, dsp bur 18.06.1663), Katherine, Grace, Margaret
  (2) Mary Kekewich
  m1. John Hide of Berkshire
  m2. Richard Raddyshe or Radish
  (3) Agnes (Anne) Kekewich
  m1. John Sherrington
  m2. Nicholas Stevins or Stephens 'of Cheselden'

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Kekewich formerly of Peamore), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Kekewich of Catchfrench and Trehawke')
Back to top of page